Communications Manager

We are currently looking for a Communications Manager with Marketing experience with flair to lead our communications and engagement functions within the organisation. This is a fulltime position but are open to look at part time for the right person. This is a senior position in the Trust reporting directly to the Group Manager. Key accountabilities for the role include:

  • Leading the communications functions for the Trust
  • Developing and delivering communications and marketing strategies to build the trust brand
  • Managing all internal and external communication channels and the preparation of Trust publications
  • Working collaboratively with Trust entities to align all Trust communications.


  • At least 5 years’ experience in strategic communications role with marketing experience.
  • A proven record of developing and using insights and communicating them to stakeholders in relevant and engaging ways.

Education and Qualifications 

  • A relevant tertiary qualification is preferred but not essential if you have the required experience

Indicators of Potential 

Change agility: Able to be an ‘early adopter’ of new ideas and approaches; bold and resilient in driving change. Experiments, advocates change; prefers innovation and learning.

Intellectual agility: Able to learn new rules and principles quickly and apply them. Draws on ideas from dissimilar contexts. Confident working out what to do in new and complex situations.

Motivational agility: Able to adapt beliefs, priorities, and motivation in response to changing responsibilities and environments.

Applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand and be a NZ Citizen/Permanent Resident.

A job description is available on request. Applications close 4pm on Wednesday, 24 May 2023. Email your CV plus cover letter through to the Senior People Advisor Hayley on